8 March 2021|Latest Posts, Meet the Successful Founder
At Full Moon Designs you will find unique, natural, one-off pieces of jewellery, all handmade in Brixton Village. Every item is handmade by artist and expert jewellery craftswoman, Carole Mourier. Having grown up in the stunning French Alps, Carole then travelled for a few years, drawing inspiration from all over the world and soaking up aspects of nature and fashion from many different cultures, from Naples to Beijing. It was through these travels that Carole’s interest in alternative living was sparked. Her jewellery designs are each unique, based around the texture, shape and colour of each carefully sourced stone, which stems from Carole’s belief that each piece has its own story to tell.
What would you love to share to encourage other women to start their own company?
Today, I think there is a very good opportunity for women to start their own business even though it is a bit of an unusual time. Great opportunities can come out of a difficult situation! This last year has been challenging for a lot of small businesses like myself but it has also shown our resilience and ability to be independent and successful. The world is quickly changing, and I believe creativity will be at the heart of this change. We have to adapt and adjust to new ideas that will in turn bring new opportunities. Women are not only resilient but often naturally creative and artistic. We have the gift of communicating feelings and emotion which is an important part of any creative process. My journey as a small business has had its ups and downs but I always believed that I had something of value to give.
What are your top 5 tips for entrepreneurial success?
Give meaning to what you do
Follow your heart and believe in what you are creating
Don’t give up even if you feel it is not working straight away
Don’t be afraid to change and start something new even if it feels uncomfortable at first
Give value to others through your business and you will inspire other women to start their own journey
Who are the women who inspire you the most?
Louise L Hay